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Health care providers are quickly transitioning into the digital age.  Effective security measures, however, have been slow to follow.  Hackers are increasingly capitalizing on this gap by targeting health care data.  This puts health care providers and their patients at risk. Read More ›

On Monday, December 8th, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Civil Rights (OCR), issued a bulletin about its $150,000 settlement with Anchorage Community Mental Health Services (ACMHS), relating to potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Security Rule.  OCR’s bulletin is available here.  The settlement agreement is available here. Read More ›

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